AFK Arena Crimson Snow – what is it, team comps, and rewards

Slay some enemies and earn rewards in AFK Arena Crimson Snow, the first event in the new Fantastic Beasts game mode. This one’s tough, so prepare yourself

AFK Arena Crimson Snow: A character crouching with a polar bear

AFK Arena’s Crimson Snow is the first event in the Fantastic Beasts mode, so we made this guide to help you get to grips with what to expect, which heroes and pets to use, and what rewards you can earn.

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What is AFK Arena Crimson Snow?

Crimson Snow is part of the new Fantastic Beasts game mode in AFK Arena. Similar to campaign mode or Hunter’s Notes, you make your way through stages, defeating enemies along the way to earn rewards. 

AFK Arena’s Crimson Snow event features 15 mini stages to complete, plus ten more boss stages, each with three unique win conditions.

AFK Arena Crimson Snow: A screenshot of the possible rewards for the Crimson Snow challenge.

What are the AFK Arena Crimson Snow rewards?

There are a range of rewards on offer to help you level up your heroes and pets. To unlock all of the limited rewards, you only need to clear as far as stage 15, so don’t worry if you’re struggling with the boss stages.

The limited rewards include:

  • Elemental cores
  • Elemental shards
  • Poe coins
  • Stargazer scrolls

You can also redeem bait and diamonds from the Beast Rearing section of Fantastic Beasts for earning stars in Crimson Snow.

AFK Arena Crimson Snow team comps

Loads of players are saying Crimson Snow is harder than most events, so to make sure you don’t burn retries, we’ve got some suggested team compositions for you. These are listed in a specific order, so pay attention to hero placements.

AFK Arena Crimson Snow: A screenshot of some of the available beasts for the challenge, including Winged Lion and Flutterwing Owl.

Stage one – 15

For these stages, there are a few variations you can try depending on who you have, as these ones aren’t quite as challenging.

Variation one

  • Treznor
  • Rosaline
  • Fane
  • Scarlet
  • Rowan
  • Winged Lion

Variation two

  • Mishka
  • Kalene
  • Nevanthi
  • Kelthur
  • Awakened Solise
  • Grassy Orb

Variation three

  • Awakened Thane
  • Alna
  • Veithael
  • Haelus
  • Palmer
  • Winged Lion

Stage 16

  • Awakened Brutus
  • Awakened Phoenix
  • Haelus
  • Scarlet
  • Palmer
  • Blade Ridge

Stage 17

  • Awakened Phoenix
  • Awakened Brutus
  • Haelus
  • Scarlet
  • Palmer
  • Blade Ridge

AFK Arena Crimson Snow: A screenshot of Veithael's key art.

Stage 18

  • Awakened Brutus
  • Joan of Arc
  • Merlin
  • Veithael
  • Albedo
  • Tuffy Ears

Stage 19

  • Albedo
  • Awakened Brutus
  • Merlin
  • Haelus
  • Ezio
  • Winged Lion
  • Dreary Ball

Stage 20

  • Awakened Brutus
  • Ezio
  • Yennefer
  • Joan of Arc
  • Albedo
  • Winged Lion

Stage 21

Variation one

  • Awakened Phoenix
  • Awakened Brutus
  • Ezizh
  • Albedo
  • Joan of Arc
  • Talismane

Variation two

  • Abaden
  • Alna
  • Desira
  • Awakened Solise
  • Nevanthi
  • Firebreather

AFK Arena Crimson Snow: A screenshot of Palmer's key art.

Stage 22

  • Awakened Solise
  • Awakened Brutus
  • Joan of Arc
  • Albedo
  • Palmer
  • Tuffy Ears

Stage 23

  • Awakened Solise
  • Awakened Brutus
  • Orthros
  • Anasta
  • Haelus
  • Tuffy Ears

Stage 24

  • Awakened Brutus
  • Skreg
  • Haelus
  • Awakened Phoenix
  • Oku
  • Tuffy Ears

AFK Arena Crimson Snow: A screenshot of the Talismane beast with a little description of what it is.

Stage 25

  • Awakened Brutus
  • Skreg
  • Haelus
  • Awakened Phoenix
  • Oku
  • Flutterplume Owl

That’s it for our AFK Arena Crimson Snow guide. If you like mobile games, check out our My Singing Monsters breeding guide, or our Pokémon Go community day guide.